We turned to VegNews photographer and BitterSweet blogger Hannah Kaminsky for a last-minute Valentine’s Day treat that’s as sumptuous as it is pretty. The result: these luxurious Mint Chocolate Meltaways from her new cookbook Real Food, Really Fast. Made simply with five ingredients, these adorable confections come together in no time, so get cooking!
What you need:
¼ cup coconut oil
¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup crushed candy canes or peppermint hard candies
What you do:
2. Into a silicon ice-cube tray or candy molds, pour melted chocolate. Sprinkle crushed candy canes or peppermint candies over the top. Place into the coldest part of your freezer, and let sit for approximately 9 minutes (or until set). Unmold and serve at room temperature.
Photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky